When I Grow Up

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Rebecca Crockett
April 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
Riverside, MO - Mathew Silvius is a veterinarian and owner of Eagle Animal Hospital. He grew up on a farm, just 30 minutes North of Kansas City, and was always surrounded by animals, but it was the challenge of becoming a vet that inspired him to go for it. He says once he figured out how difficult...
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Jimmy Walker
Rebecca Crockett
April 19, 2019 - 9:25 pm
Kansas City- MO - Jimmy Walker is the Deputy Chief of the Kansas City Fire Department. He started his career as a fireman nearly 24 years ago, but it's been his dream for much longer than that. Walker's father was a fireman and his hero, and he wanted to follow in his footsteps. "I don't remember a...
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Rebecca Crockett
April 14, 2019 - 8:52 pm
Kansas City, MO - Sydney Haefs is a ballet dancer, training with Kansas City Ballet Second Company . The day in day out of her job includes a full day of classes and rehearsals. The journey to get here started when she was just three years old, but somewhere along the way she lost interest in...
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Angela Myers/Childrens Mercy
Rebecca Crockett
April 07, 2019 - 9:10 pm
Kansas City, MO - Angela Myers is the Division Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children's Mercy Hospital . Her journey to becoming a doctor started when she was in the sixth grade. Myers always knew two things: she loved science, and she loved taking care of kids. From the beginning...
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Johnny Rowlands
Rebecca Crockett
March 31, 2019 - 8:55 pm
Kansas City, MO - Johnny Rowlands came out of the womb loving aviation and weather. When he was just six years old, playing on the playground of Highlands grade school, he would explain to the other children the directions of the clouds and warn them of an impending tornado. He didn't know what he...
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